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FOURTH YEAR, NO. 38.
HENDERSON, N. C, SATURDAY. AFTERNOON, SEPTEMBER 297"l9l
TWO CENTS A COPX
TODAY'S NEWS TODAY. TVTT-TvraT-o rT AcenrTATOn t-t- 7TZ "
NEITHER HAS PEACE
FEELER BEEN SENT
TO ANY OF ENEMIES
Chancellor Tells Reichstag
Main Committee Gov
ernment is Free To
THIS ALSO APPLIES
TO BELGIAN PROBLEM
Says Imperial Government's
War Aims Were Clearly
Set Forth in the Reply
Sent To Pope
(By the Associated Press.)
Copenhagen Sept- 29. Ger
many has not renounced Belgium
and has not been in communica
tion with an of her enemies, ac
cording to a speech of Chancellor
llichaelis. before the. Reichstag
main committee, says a dispatch
received here. The Chancellor is
quoted as having said:
"A Liberty deputy correctly
stated that the attitude of the
Imperial Government as regards
its war aims was clearly explain
ed in my answer to the Papal
note. The peace resolution of
July 25 was mentioned in this
Moreover, I declare that the
statement, that the Imperial gov-
eated with this or that hostile
government and that it had in
advance renounced valuable con
quered territories is untrue. I
declare the- Imperial Government
has free hands for eventual peace
negotiations. This also refers to
ASK GOVERNMENT VIEWS
Copenhagen, Sept. 29. The
majority socialists in the Ger
man Reichstag have interpelated
the government concerning offi
cial support, of the Pan-German
agitation and the Fatherland
party. The Socialists also made
interpolation on reported govern
ment interference with the right
FIRST AMERICAN GIVEN
WAR CROSS IN FRANCE
Picks Up Bomb From Airplane and
Throws it into liiver oust, us
(By the Associated Press.)
Paris, Sept. 29. The first Amer
ican soldier, to win the war cross
with the palm is John McClain, of
Dayton, Ohio, says the Paris Herald.
On the night of September 18, a
German airplane flew over the vil
lacP in which he was and dropped
bombs. One fell within fifteen feet
of him, where a number of persons
Notwithstanding the warnings of
those near him, the newspaper
claims. Private McClain dashed out
25 othe road, picked it up. and
tmrled it into me nvo.
ed Is soon as it hit the water -It
sent UP a column of water, and no
one was hurt.
1llcru on Stock Exchange In
DeacTeSe Six Points Above M
i day's Prices Offered.
(BY the Associated Press.)
J York Sept. 29. Tho price
pJy Bonds continued to move
-of Liberty Bonu Qf
VTnz on the stock market a lot
"So soli at 100.31, a new high
t etlnts above yesterday's
at early jnorning Berrice at
6unrtdavl0S Sunday school at 9:45.
7Sf mornmg'sermon at 11 o'clock.
M -Walton will preach the
DENIS GERMANY HAS
ED TO GET OUT OF BELGIU
TO POPE DIDN'T
(By the Associated Press.)
Paris, Sept. 29. The diplomatic conrW who brought the
Austrian reply to the Pope's peace note to Rome, did not brlnjr
the supposed supplementary outline of terms touching upon the
evacuation of Belgium on certain conditions.
"The communication, adds a 1 Lav as dlspach from Rome, "aaa
then be considered as non-existent."
A -dispatch from Berne given out by the Wlrelesa Fre la
London on September 26 said that Germany had agreed to evacuate
Belgium on certain conditions. It was in the form of a verbal com
munication made by Foreign Secretary Knehlmann to the Papa!
Nuncio at Munich.
TWO MORE DEATHS
ARE REPORTED IN
(By the Associated Press.)
Witeliingtcn, Sept. 20. Tvo
more dctwiis amon; American
troops abroad were announri-.i
trtay by the Wnr Department
reported from General Pcrshiuj;
Private V. C. Sullivan, of an
infantry regiment, died Septem
ber 22 of spinal meningitis in the
line of duty.
Benjamin Haywood, a steve
dore, died September 24 of hnrt
dl.-cuse. His next of kin live in
President Fills Three Vacan
cies, and North Caro
linian Is Not There.
WOOLLEY PUT ON
Virginian, Oregon Man, and
Massachusetts Expert Pro
posed to Senate for Places
on Commerce Commission
(By the Associated Press.)
Washington, Sept. 29. The fol
lowing were nominated by President
Wilson today to the three vacancies
on the I. C. C.
Robert W. Woolley, of Virginia,
for the term ending December 31,
Clyde B. Aitchison, of Oregon, for
the term ending December 31, 1921.
George W. Adeson, of Boston,
Mass.. for tfiz term ending in 1922.
Four-Cornered . Fight For
Mayor In New York Is
Now Very Likely.
PLANS IN MAKING
Fusion Leaders Frankly Admit
Mayor's Defeat Was Due to
Bungling, Which is High
ly Pleasing to Tammany
(By the Associated Press )
New York, Sept. 29. A four-cor
nered contest for mayor was assur
ed today when it became virtually
certain that Mayor John Purroy
Mitchell would mak3 th race for
xrayor following h& defeat at. the
Vtanfla of William M. Bennett.
Leaders In the fusion movement
which was responsible for the may
or's election four years ago began
today to make plans for his re-elec
tlon. Fusion leaders frankly ad
init that Mitchell's defeat In the
primary was due to bungling, and
that the situation created one that
is pleasing to Tammany Hall.
PAIR AND COLD SUNDAY
NEW WEATHER FORECAST
Washington, Sept. 29. Generally
fair weather with lower tempera
tures Sunday, followed by. a return
to normal, conditions about Tuesday
or Wednesday, are" forecast tor the
week beginning tomorrow.
TRAV S NOT NAMED
MAY RUN ANY WAY
HAVE WITH HIM
OF GULF HURRICANE
j Schooner Capsized In Sis
ter Like, Louisiana, and
Six Fishermen Are
FIVE ARE KILLED
IN FLORIDA TOWN
Mobile Passes Worst of
Slorm With No Casual
ties and But Little
Damage Because of
(By tfte Assocta
Mobile. Ala.. Sept. 29. Becau
of warnings Issued, this section of
tho storm area passed through the
climax 6f the hurricane without a
minimum of. damage. No loff of
life had been reported.
The damage along the waterfront
was slight. Taking advantage of the
first warnings of the approaching
hurricane, shipping sought a safe
harbor behind a twelve mile island.
The river was clear of all craft long
ciore the gale struck Mobile, and
t the river front this morning It
was said not a boat had been lost.
A three story building occupied
by the Chamber of Commerce and
the Cotton Exchange were destroyed j
by fire, demoralization of the fire
alarm, system giving tho flames a
t-tart. The damaee is estimated nt
Five Killed in Florida.
Montgomery, Ala., Sept. 29.
Dothan, Alabama, reports that ad
vices from Crest View, Florida, a.
station of the Louisville and Nash
ville railroad a few miles west of
Pennsacola, say five people were
Schooner Capsizes, Six Drown.
Homer, La., Sept. 29. A shrimp
schooner was capsized in Sister
Lake, about 25 miles south of here
late yesterday during the terrific
wind storm and tho owner and fivo
other fishermen were drowned, ac
cording to reports received here to
day from a point on the lake. A
number of fishermen left here today
to try to locate the bodies. This
was the only casualty reported In
12,000 METAL WORKERS IN
SEATTLE GO ON STRIKE
(By the Associated Press.)
Seattle, Wash., Sept. 29. Twelve
thousand metal workers struck to
day to enforce demands for higher
wages and use of eight hour lumber.
OCCUR AS ARESU
Two Tar Heel Elevens
Start Gridiron Seasons
(By the Associated Frees. )
Atlanta. Ga., Sept .29. Clash
es between Auburn and Marlon Mili
tary Institute at Marlon, Alabama.
Davidson College and the Nary at
Annapolis, and a double-header here
with Georgia Tech facing .Wake
Forest, N. C, and Furman. S. C,
will constitute the major card ot the
opening of the football season for
Southern elevens today.
Tech will meet Fnrxnaa probably
"Slush Fund" Spat
Is Started Anew
DKMAND KXI TLSIOX OF
HKVATOR LA FOLLKTTK
(Ilr the AocUtl lYr.)
U"hlnton, SrpU 20. A
communication from the
Governor of Mineot and
the State PablJc Kaicijr Com-
inl-4n requesting the eipul-
slnn from the Senate of He
ator LaPollette mm prmeat
fJ In Hie Senate today by
Senator Kellog, f MJnnc-
ota. and referrt by Vice-
Ireldent MarsLaJ o the
committee on prl t llcgeand
KERENSKY DEFENDS HIS REGIME
IN SPEECH AT PETROGRAD MEET
Tells Democratic Congress His Government Had
Saved Russia In Its Darkest Hours
Crowd Hisses Solider Heckler.
(B ythe Associated Pre.)
I ctrograd. Sept. 2S. (delayed).
Premier Kercnsky took the inula
live today and faced coldly what
may bo the supreme test of hi
poner. At the very beginning ot
the democratic congrc$ called by
tho Maximalists to question his
power and perhaps to demand o new
government, tho Premier accepted
the challenge. lie told the con
g r- s bis regime had ved Russia
tin V darkest hours.
i" jYjriittepl ftli Id'.rsud lt the hackler to
Tt iiS?ouv!at . In vt ui;H.t rn d c -.'x
M. Kercnsky !a a t; ch referred
LOSSES OF BRITISH
ARE TOTAL 104,593
(liy the Associated lrrM.)
lon.1..!,. Kept. Hrltih
cuMi.:ltlc fHiiieil during th
tnr.tli f September tlallotl
lot.."!), t'.Mdctl as foltou:
0:hter?s hillrtl or dlctl of
wound. kUI; mm, tK.302.
OlTlcrr. vtoumtct! r iuioins.
2,131; men, fU'oii.
The heverlty f the fighting; in
Mliich the IlritUlt lur tcen en
agetl during September I liidi
eatel not only by the total ea
ualtle of mort than lOl.CKKl, but
by comparison vith th Ausut
flgtireis vthirh verf 3ilJU. The
total compare favorably, how
ever, with the figure for 10IO,
tho thin! month of the battle of
tho Somme, when the caualtlo
GUYMlMIIIt KI I.LI ID
(Ily the AfMoeUtetl Ire.)
CanadUn Ileadquartent In
lYmner, Sept. 20 A Cier
man airman brought down
and taken prisoner hut nlht
Aertetl that Guynemer, tho
famous Prrnch airman
whono wtiereabouta lal lcrn
unknown lnee bo wa. mla
lnR several days arrta ttiat
Guynemer wa-s kllle In a
flglit with a German maehlno
He was buried Jut behind
the front line.
rls tin the double btll at Grant field
this afternoon. Coach lUlsman Is
planning. It Is said, to send his
strongest combination Into second
game with Wake Forest, reputed to
be the most powerful o fthe Jackets
Several smaller colleges will open
their games In parts of the South,
but the majority that bare sot can
celled their seasons' on account of
the war will not begin their sched
ules before next Saturday. .
(By the Auoclaled rrvg.
Wahlnglon. Sept. 21. The Gtr.
ti.in sluth fond wrangle Woke oat
ajrala oa the floo- of tie l!cc to
day by the prestation of a letter
by Chairman Iou. of the Rule
Coomlttee. froa Secretary Laojiac
declrin the State DcpartReat ba4
oo eldenc that woald connect any
member of Confrrw wl;h the nt of
the moaey atked by Const Voa
Berntorff of hta coveraatet for the
influendnt of Cos err tlai a
dftciaratioa of war.
Secretary Latulag wrote:
Ia rctpect to your loqtjSry oter
the telephone today a34rHM4 to
the Department, lb eg to Inform yoa
the Department hat co.eUac
that could la any way connect any
Congrentman with receiving any ot
the money pokea of by Cooa Dera
tortf. to tho revolt of Crnrrl KorfcUoS
"I protected if, I drJrojrd H; I
i Informed from the Wjicoici; cf
When the Premier d-Urtd ttn
the existence of !luU resulted dis
cipline, a voice la the r$l?ry crlM
"You are the rrcat rr.i!fef
worker ct the country."
Prom a bedlam that brefce !oe.
a Tele Iroca the i!ocr chalk cpe!
the hackler to arUe. A itatoa
Ifck ca!J.-y aroc
j l?r Krenky
AIL KING PROPERTY
His Attorneys Answer By
iiail Contempt Summons
By Judge J. E. Boyd.
It Was Charged Means Slill Had
5CO.000 BclonicjT to Dead
Woman Defendant Held
in Jail at Concord.
(Ily th AMoeUtrd Pre!
Grrrnboro. Fept. 25. All e3t
of y.r. Maude A. Kicg heU by Gi
ton II. Mean, now In Jill at Con
cord charged with )aylos Mr Klex.
havo been turned over to Mr. Miitio
Mctrin, tiller of the dead or,a.
It l claimed by attorcey for M-ar
In an icitr by mail filed today
with red era I Judge Jaror II II 04
In rrione to contempt proceed
inr lnued acalntt hia.
It waa charged thai Meant u;i
retained ICO.ooO betoecics to thi
King elate. Mean waa cited by
Judge Iloyd to appear In hi co-jrt
Tuesday to how why he hoal4 not
he held in cootcnjpL He ai on
able to come beau of being hrlJ
in Concord la Jail.
(By th AMoclatrd Pr.!
.Waahlngton. SpU 2 The trop
ical disturbance this tnorol&g 1
central over the Interior of outb?ra
Alabama with decreased Intemit
Storm warnings are dUpUya! ou
the Atlantic coast from Fot Monroe
c i:inLL KTitiKK is os
(Dy be Aawoclated rtr .)
IloemM Ayre, hpt. 231
A gmrrml revolotkaary
strike .throoxtoiai Argmtlo
wm dcviaml today by th
aauurhlsUe workmen, tb
Uike to loci ad e all saloaa
belonging to their federal km.
Tho aocilUUc workmea'a
aaloma have rrf oxJ to oia
ta the axaovemeot.
MEANS TURNS OVER
Air of Tcmcncit Pre
vails At News Sourc
es Are Cut Off.
FRENCH SECTOR .
IS VERY QUIET
Only Artillery Activity
East of Verdun i
Noted, But is Violent-
(By the Aocitl Pre.,)
riU Marshal Half U rxtrtse!
Ucoslc la hU di?atca tc-'ay frca
h DrtiUh froat la rra&c aa4 Cl
glaa. -Notticg to report eitepi
th ntaal actttlty oa both :ir It
tie rtfcc f It,
The warat&c yrteriay frea
crt"er ccrrei ;-czi'M t ti
front ttit cothlsg t4 - ' 1 !
from iltux for th tis. ; c. t4
la t&U c&Btla. it . txt
i r c! ttzt,f i:h i
tili'y tf iie rvr&! tj
Jti:;!.-ry .v.rr rot en tt ;-:t
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IrR tr tho feit.es i o:y ta
tfCic l to eotrr t,p t c w dJ-
poUJca cf t f;lris: t tt uzui
the? Ian t r-tf il' 1.
Copirath- n-it tfvi!t oa the
Tretch f.--t fj-jj- mi'Mrr t
la actir r.i cf 'r4iz, tll
cf tt la ;or, b
tcr. tl." gtjn trc rftri t i zi
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rrit;h lr mil n 1- oitr
I ir l ar r-rortrd to -rlrv
tier.!,t dit.ar" If rH in tt!-
articiilirly cn t- stnsai?
shot dow:; by eeitish
,u (aUi!iic l'.-tir n Another
IIM Otcr Vt!ttx-rff liar
Ins I rH-) Nut.l.
Iord c. jt. Z Tfc.i C-rr. t
s!f;Iit. Mrh lX. rt in ll
c?cht' air rail 01 r fTjhjk! Kag.
Iarl fcrfw t-ft.art t! c-
liatti- ffr ri;r t.T J, fill
r.t. i:r. Joyh i.k&i rttifr,
ti;.cp cf the lUl'ifb Ii.wr. il
oJT.tUt at tt frttr- at 5t. Joaa'a
cburh al Vil!Urstfo Fofciay
tr.crt;tg at II o'clock.
MAY REOPEN CASE
FOR MEN IN DRAFT
Provost Manhal Evolves
Plan to Aid Those Un
justly in Service
Illy tlo AxUtr4 trr 1
Wahlsrtoa. F;t. 2). A dlbod
of relieving bar!5i!; la t
nbcre taea ko boal kat ba
rirartM bare ba or4rr4 to re-p-jrt
for military rtk cr bate a
trr4 canf ba ba prernb4 by
Protect i!artal C-aral Cro4r.
If a lxal r ditrlt toward bl'.ev
a csaa ba ba wrwcgfslly eoselt
trd. It may r;n tie ca 03 Us
oa IsStiatlre at4 rwoke tie form
If a oaa alra4y ka eattrrd bi
service be may b dtkbargd oily
by army oncers.
Another rails provides that
tboataed of alUacc who rcitrt4
for the draft Jese S arl wbo slae
tba tdate have declared tkeir I&lea
tloa of bcomlsg cltliess are cow
For North Caroliaa: Ra:a..
toslgbt. Saa4ay fair txcrjl
rala la tbe ortbai j-or-
tlo a. Cookr ta the eaat
portion with ccrtitait w.a2s
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